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Photo courtesy of MTSU News Central Magnet School student Jessica Bullock is participating in MTSU’s Project SEED program to gain hands-on experience and to jumpstart a career in biochemistry. Project SEED, or Summer Education Experience for the Economically Disadvantaged, is an effort sponsored by the American Chemical Society. It is designed to diversify laboratories and …

Photo by Chris Curtis / MTSU Sidelines Archive Indiana’s Valparaiso University and MTSU have entered into a “non-binding letter of intent” for the transfer of Valparaiso’s American Bar Association-accredited law school to MTSU’s campus in Murfreesboro, according to a press release. The release underlines that discussions for this transfer are in the preliminary stages. It also …

Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Blue Raider outfielder Precious Birdsong knew her name was going to be called on the afternoon of June 6 in the inaugural American Softball Association draft. The only thing Birdsong didn’t know was when she would hear her name called. Jeff Breeden, the head coach of the …

Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Athletics / Facebook  One of the most successful baseball players to ever play at MTSU died Tuesday morning in Murfreesboro. Charles Gilbert “Chuck” Taylor was a Blue Raider pitcher in the late 1950s, and in 1961, he signed with the St. Louis Cardinals to make him only the second player …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Months after the Tennessee Historical Commission denied MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall, MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced that the university would not be fighting the decision. On Wednesday, McPhee released a statement via email regarding the state of Forrest Hall, a building on the MTSU …

Photo courtesy of Geoffrey Cheruiyot / Facebook Former MTSU student Geoffrey Cheruiyot died after being involved in a car crash on I-40 in Newport, Tennessee, on Thursday morning at approximately 1:33 a.m., according to reports by the Daily News Journal. Cheruiyot was 24 years old at the time of his death and had graduated from MTSU …